Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Kentucky Governor Signs Pro-Life Bill Banning Late-Term Abortions After 20 Weeks
On Saturday, the state House and Senate fast-tracked the bills to their governor’s desk, a sign of the new legislature’s dedication to protecting human life. The two new laws prohibit abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy and require women to receive an ultrasound and the opportunity to see it prior to having an abortion.
Ky Forward reports Bevin signed the two abortion-related measures, along with five others that the new legislature approved during the first week of the session.
. . . . Kentucky lawmakers have been trying to pass legislation such as the ultrasound bill for years, but the legislation always failed to pass the Democrat-controlled state House. Reuters reports 2017 is the first year that Republicans have had a majority in the Kentucky House of Representatives since 1921. [Elections Matter] . . . Read More
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